Prof.N.Rajani, is a doctorate in Home Science Extension Education and is proud of having her education in the field of Community Development and Research with particular emphasis on Entrepreneurship. Her family background of having father in the government service and mother from a large family, therefore interpersonal relationships have been inculcated. Prof. Rajani’s specific contributions to SPMVV has been in the field of action research in educational institutions and community in Chittoor and Tirupati districts - Women entrepreneurial training, capacity building and networking with financial and marketing institutions to widen the scope of Entrepreneurship. Her contributions have been strengthened due to various trainings received at the International and National level, Refereed Journal publications include more than 35 besides organizing and participating in relevant seminars and conferences in her field of interest. Her academic contributions also include publication of 5 books and initiation, completion of more than 6 research projects.
Besides academic contributions she has actively participated at administrative level in various capacities- Nodal officer for B.Vocational Programmes, Co-ordinator for Teep- Outreach cum Cluster Innovation centre,Equal Opportunity Cell and Centre for women safety, Head I/C Department of Psychology and Deputy Warden for SPMVV hostels.
To facilitate improved learning situations, she has developed and outlined course streaming and curriculum development. In recognition of her contributions, she has been awarded-Baratha Ratna Dr. Radhakrishnan Gold Medal Award 2018, Associate fellow Award- Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences- 2018, NESA-Eminent Scientist of the Year Award-2021, AVISHKAR National - Best Teacher Award-2022.
Her academic and administrative capacity gained experience through travel and interactions with faculty and administrative staff in – Canada, USA, Malaysia, Singapore and UK.
Prof. Rajani has a people friendly approach and has an open mind to learning and gathering of novel experiences which would guide her functioning and contributions in different fields.